Nikki's Spring Has Sprung Cupcakes Recipe

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Nikki's "Spring Has Sprung" Cupcakes

Nikki Fisher


This is a recipe I created one day when I wanted something quick and different. These little cups of sunshine really take your tastebuds on vacation. You gotta make the frosting to go with them it leaves an amazingly refreshing aftertaste. Enjoy.

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10 Min


20 Min


1 box
duncan hines pineapple cake mix
1/4 c
white sugar
1/8 tsp
1 1/2 Tbsp
freshly grated orange peel
1/4 c
canola oil
1/4 c
soft butter (do not use margarine)
4 large
1 c
orange juice (i used fresh squeezed)
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 tsp
orange extract

Directions Step-By-Step

In mixing bowl combine cake mix, sugar and grated orange peel on slow speed until combined. Add all the remaining ingredients and mix on slow speed one minute, then increase speed to medium and mix for 2 more minutes. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full and bake in 350 degree oven for 20 to 23 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Let cool completely and frost with Nikki's Creamy Citrus Frosting. Enjoy!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy